Basildon & Harlow Healthcare Libraries
are multidisciplinary libraries which support all NHS and Social Care staff including Students on placement based in Essex, in their everyday working practice. The Library provides electronic resources, details of which are available on this website. We support a wide range of activities, from evidence-based practice to professional development to research.
Basildon Healthcare Library is working with the library at Princess Alexandra Hospital at Harlow to develop a consistent, high quality library service to two Trusts, improving standards, streamlining current processes and introducing new services such as a Clinical Librarian Service across the sites.
Manager of the Year Award
Liz Hunwick and Sarah Lanney who co-manage Basildon and Harlow Healthcare Libraries have won the prestigious UKeIG & K&IM Information Managers of the Year Award. The Awards evening was held at the CILIP headquarters in London on Wednesday 13 November. They won this award after being recognised as individuals who have made a significant contribution to the discipline of knowledge and information management through their work and professionalism.
Basildon Healthcare Library will be closed from Tuesday 24th December from 2pm until Monday 30th December. Closed on 1st January 2020
Remember you can always renew your books on ELMS or borrow/renew/return books using the self issue machine located at the Library. Books can also be returned in the drop box available in the Centre.
Harlow Healthcare Library will be closed between Tuesday 24th December & Thursday 26th December and then Wednesdady 1st January 2020.
Remember you can always renew your books on ELMS or use the Self Service machine (Ipad).
Libraries Week 7-13th October 2019
Presentations about the 3 themes for this campaign can be found below:
Library Quality Assurance Framework (LQAF)
Basildon Healthcare Library was awarded 100% compliance for the 4th year running and Harlow Healthcare Library (HHL) are delighted to have achieved a 96% compliance score.
Basildon and Princess Alexandra Staff now have access to UpToDate Anywhere which allows you to install the App on up to 2 mobile devices for quicker access. Please find instructions on how to set this up at Basildon and Harlow.
BNF & BNFC App
The new BNF & BNFC App is now available, giving you access to practical, evidence-based medicines information wherever you are. The
All staff have access to HSJ when registering with a valid BTUH & PAH email account.
HSJ is unique in covering all aspects of english healthcare.
HSJ local is an invaluable resource that allows you to keep up-to-date with your local NHS organisations, preparing you for any conversations that you may have.
You can access a user guide online to help you make the most of the service.
Be sure to download the HSJ App.
Oxford Handbooks Collection: a collaborative purchase by Library & Knowledge Services in the Mid and South Essex Success Regime
Oxford Medicine Online provides staff with access to over 60 Oxford Handbook titles in medical and surgical specialties.
You can access the ebooks with your NHS OpenAthens. Click here, enter your login details and select "NHS England" as your organisation.
The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures, 9th edition
The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures, 9th edition provides evidence-based clinical skills and procedures related to essential aspects of a patient's care with a valid NHS OpenAthens password.
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